The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Citrix Systems.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 59 91 51
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -40
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 266 185 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.82% 2.53% 4.87%
As % of the Vendors category 8.63% 5.62% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 219 161 343
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3081 3294 3761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.27% 45.01% 50.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2450 2805 3267
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Citrix
England

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Citrix
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region.

Citrix Salary Trend in the North West

Citrix
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Citrix Salary Histogram in the North West

Citrix
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +46 153 £32,500 -16.12% 25
Cheshire +7 70 £33,852 +14.75% 5
Lancashire -1 20 £29,000 - 3
Merseyside -8 14 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Cumbria - 6 £30,000 - 1
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix.

1 366 (70.79%) VMware
2 344 (66.54%) Windows
3 254 (49.13%) Microsoft
4 237 (45.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 195 (37.72%) Active Directory
6 161 (31.14%) XenApp
7 157 (30.37%) Hyper-V
8 147 (28.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 146 (28.24%) MS Exchange
10 139 (26.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 135 (26.11%) ITIL
11 135 (26.11%) MS Excel
12 133 (25.73%) XenDesktop
13 123 (23.79%) Cisco
14 121 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
15 114 (22.05%) SQL
16 110 (21.28%) SAN
17 103 (19.92%) Citrix Certification
18 90 (17.41%) MCSE
19 83 (16.05%) HP
20 81 (15.67%) NetApp
21 80 (15.47%) WAN
22 78 (15.09%) MCITP
23 77 (14.89%) Windows 7
24 74 (14.31%) Windows Server 2012
25 70 (13.54%) LAN
26 68 (13.15%) CCA
27 65 (12.57%) IIS
28 63 (12.19%) vSphere
29 62 (11.99%) Firewall

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 146 (28.24%) MS Exchange
2 65 (12.57%) IIS
3 55 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (6.77%) Lync
5 30 (5.80%) SharePoint
6 27 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 24 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.97%) TPMS
11 5 (0.97%) Site Server
12 4 (0.77%) Apache
13 3 (0.58%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.58%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.19%) Documentum
14 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 135 (26.11%) MS Excel
2 42 (8.12%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.39%) Revit
3 2 (0.39%) SketchUp
4 1 (0.19%) MS Project
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.19%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.68%) Office 365
2 11 (2.13%) SaaS
3 2 (0.39%) PaaS
3 2 (0.39%) IaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (21.28%) SAN
2 80 (15.47%) WAN
3 70 (13.54%) LAN
4 62 (11.99%) Firewall
5 38 (7.35%) DNS
6 36 (6.96%) NetScaler
7 29 (5.61%) DHCP
8 25 (4.84%) TCP/IP
8 25 (4.84%) VPN
8 25 (4.84%) NAS
9 20 (3.87%) iSCSI
10 17 (3.29%) VoIP
11 16 (3.09%) VLAN
12 13 (2.51%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (1.93%) Unified Communications
14 9 (1.74%) Internet
15 8 (1.55%) Network Security
15 8 (1.55%) Cisco Nexus
16 7 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
16 7 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (11.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.97%) MySQL
6 5 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.39%) MS Access
8 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.39%) OLAP
9 1 (0.19%) Informix
9 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.16%) MSI
2 2 (0.39%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 62 (11.99%) Finance
2 26 (5.03%) Retail
3 23 (4.45%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.74%) Marketing
4 9 (1.74%) Legal
5 8 (1.55%) Greek Language
5 8 (1.55%) Polish Language
6 4 (0.77%) Games
6 4 (0.77%) Law
7 2 (0.39%) Back Office
7 2 (0.39%) Banking
7 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.39%) Local Government
8 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 118 (22.82%) Analyst
2 82 (15.86%) Support Engineer
3 59 (11.41%) Support Analyst
4 50 (9.67%) Consultant
5 44 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 39 (7.54%) 2nd Line Support
7 35 (6.77%) 3rd Line Support
8 27 (5.22%) Desktop Support
8 27 (5.22%) IT Support
9 24 (4.64%) Service Analyst
9 24 (4.64%) Technical Analyst
10 23 (4.45%) Citrix Engineer
11 21 (4.06%) Infrastructure Manager
11 21 (4.06%) Architect
12 20 (3.87%) Technical Support
13 19 (3.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 18 (3.48%) Server Support
14 18 (3.48%) Systems Engineer
15 17 (3.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 16 (3.09%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.93%) Application Packaging
2 8 (1.55%) Web Services
3 6 (1.16%) HTML
4 4 (0.77%) COM
4 4 (0.77%) CSS
5 3 (0.58%) .NET
6 2 (0.39%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.19%) XML
7 1 (0.19%) EDI
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.22%) Blackberry
2 21 (4.06%) FlexPod
3 15 (2.90%) iPhone
4 14 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.51%) Fat Client
5 13 (2.51%) Thin Client
5 13 (2.51%) Replication
6 9 (1.74%) CLARiiON
7 8 (1.55%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.55%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.35%) EqualLogic
8 7 (1.35%) GIS
8 7 (1.35%) Clustering
9 6 (1.16%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.97%) iPad
11 4 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.77%) CMDB
11 4 (0.77%) Celerra
11 4 (0.77%) Firmware
12 3 (0.58%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 344 (66.54%) Windows
2 147 (28.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 121 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 77 (14.89%) Windows 7
5 74 (14.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (8.51%) Linux
7 31 (6.00%) Windows XP
8 24 (4.64%) UNIX
9 17 (3.29%) Windows 2000
10 15 (2.90%) Windows 8
11 11 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
12 10 (1.93%) AIX
13 9 (1.74%) VMS
14 7 (1.35%) Solaris
15 6 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.97%) Android
17 4 (0.77%) Debian
18 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.39%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (26.11%) ITIL
2 44 (8.51%) Project Management
3 36 (6.96%) Migration
4 35 (6.77%) Service Delivery
5 34 (6.58%) Change Management
6 29 (5.61%) Incident Management
7 26 (5.03%) Problem Management
8 20 (3.87%) Service Management
9 19 (3.68%) PRINCE2
9 19 (3.68%) Test Scripting
10 16 (3.09%) Root Cause Analysis
11 15 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (2.51%) Business Continuity
13 12 (2.32%) Change Control
13 12 (2.32%) Project Planning
14 10 (1.93%) Capacity Management
14 10 (1.93%) Configuration Management
14 10 (1.93%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (1.74%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (22.05%) SQL
2 25 (4.84%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.68%) C
4 17 (3.29%) VBScript
5 16 (3.09%) C#
6 13 (2.51%) C++
7 9 (1.74%) Perl
8 5 (0.97%) VB
9 4 (0.77%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.77%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.19%) VBA
10 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 139 (26.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 103 (19.92%) Citrix Certification
3 90 (17.41%) MCSE
4 78 (15.09%) MCITP
5 68 (13.15%) CCA
6 61 (11.80%) Cisco Certification
7 52 (10.06%) CCNA
8 39 (7.54%) Degree
9 38 (7.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 34 (6.58%) Security Cleared
10 34 (6.58%) MCP
11 31 (6.00%) MCSA
12 27 (5.22%) MCTS
13 24 (4.64%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (3.87%) SC Cleared
15 16 (3.09%) CCEE
15 16 (3.09%) CCIA
16 15 (2.90%) CCNP
17 12 (2.32%) MCDST
18 11 (2.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.32%) SLA
2 27 (5.22%) QA
3 10 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.97%) BS7799
5 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.39%) GMP
6 2 (0.39%) GLP
7 1 (0.19%) GxP
7 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 237 (45.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 195 (37.72%) Active Directory
3 161 (31.14%) XenApp
4 157 (30.37%) Hyper-V
5 133 (25.73%) XenDesktop
6 63 (12.19%) vSphere
7 57 (11.03%) XenServer
8 28 (5.42%) Terminal Services
9 27 (5.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 25 (4.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 20 (3.87%) VMware ESX
12 11 (2.13%) vCloud
13 10 (1.93%) MetaFrame
13 10 (1.93%) Xen
14 8 (1.55%) VMware Server
15 7 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
16 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 4 (0.77%) Terminal Server
17 4 (0.77%) Squid
18 3 (0.58%) NFS
Systems Management
1 53 (10.25%) SCCM
2 30 (5.80%) SCOM
3 21 (4.06%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.16%) WSUS
4 6 (1.16%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.97%) Nagios
5 5 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (0.77%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.58%) OpenView
7 3 (0.58%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.39%) OVSD
8 2 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.39%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.19%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.19%) DameWare
9 1 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.19%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 366 (70.79%) VMware
2 254 (49.13%) Microsoft
3 123 (23.79%) Cisco
4 83 (16.05%) HP
5 81 (15.67%) NetApp
6 39 (7.54%) EMC
7 37 (7.16%) Dell
8 33 (6.38%) AppSense
8 33 (6.38%) Symantec
9 23 (4.45%) IBM
9 23 (4.45%) Oracle
10 20 (3.87%) Veeam
11 18 (3.48%) Fujitsu
12 12 (2.32%) Juniper
12 12 (2.32%) Red Hat
13 11 (2.13%) McAfee
13 11 (2.13%) SolarWinds
14 10 (1.93%) Sophos
15 9 (1.74%) Apple
16 7 (1.35%) Avaya
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